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Eye On America (Coal Miners' Health Fund) #343530

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Cabin Creek, West Virginia: Bruce Morton) Plight of retired coal miners whose UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) health fund is broke featured; details given of reasons why the fund has become depleted. [Retired miner Louis PERRY, miner's widow Marcia WORKMAN - express worry.] [Mine owner Michael RILEY - talks about his costs.] Miners' protest march in Washington, DC, shown. [Matco Coal's Doug BLACKBURN - talks about the fund.] [Retired miner Charles GIBSON - comments.] Historical film shown of UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) leader John L. Lewis. [MAN - predicts chaos if benefits are lost.] [PERRY, WORKMAN - talk about their medical problems.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Morton, Bruce
Duration:
00:04:30

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